Cybersecurity – Whole Building Design Guide

By Michael Chipley PhD, PMP, LEED AP, The PMC Group LLC

Cybersecurity Whole Building Design Guide

Industrial Control Systems (ICS) are physical equipment oriented technologies and systems that deal with the actual running of plants and equipment, include devices that ensure physical system integrity and meet technical constraints, and are event-driven and frequently real-time software applications or devices with embedded software. These types of specialized systems are pervasive throughout the infrastructure and are required to meet numerous and often conflicting safety, performance, security, reliability, and operational requirements. ICSs range from building environmental controls (HVAC, lighting), to systems such as the electrical power grid. With the increasing interconnectivity of ICS to the internet, the ICS can be an entry point into the organization’s other IT systems…

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